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Meet the Annual Zoom In Awards Jury members

The Second Annual Zoom In Awards announces the members of its jury for.
The Second Annual Zoom In Awards honors the largely unrecognized below-the-line talent whose contributions to film and television are defining the future of Digital Production.

The jury will be selecting the best work from each of the following categories: Editing; Cinematography; and Graphics & FX. Winners and Finalists will be invited to The Zoom In Awards Cocktail Party in February, 2006, where they will have the opportunity to meet members of the past and present jury; film and television industry leaders; employers; agents; the press; and their peers. Winners will be announced at the Cocktail Party.

The list of jurors includes (in alphabetical order):

Lisa Cholodenko – Director (High Art, Laurel Canyon)
Steve Gravestock - Programmer, Toronto Film Festival
Jason Kliot - Founder & Co-President, Deutsch-Open City Films; Founder & Co-President, HDnet Films
Maud Nadler - Senior Vice President, HBO Films
Shelly Palmer - Chairman of the National Emmy Advanced Media Committee
John Pierson - A filmmaker’s representative instrumental in the careers of Spike Lee, Michael Moore and Richard Linklater (chronicled in his book Spike, Mike, Slackers, & Dykes); currently the subject of Steve James’ documentary Reel Paradise.
Evan Schechtman - (CTO, @ Radical Media; Co-Founder, Outpost Digital)
Professor John Woody - (Apple Distinguished Educator, James Madison University, Digital Media)
The Second Annual Zoom In Awards offers prizes to both professional and students in the following categories: Editing; Cinematography; and Graphics & FX. The Awards give creative production and post-production talent a chance to show off their most creative works, gaining important exposure and a chance to win cash and merchandise prizes. “Most Awards do a great job recognizing the actors and directors in the industry,” explains Megan Cunningham, Magnet Media’s CEO. “Everyone knows that the best work is always due to great collaborative efforts. We designed The Zoom In Awards to recognize the ‘below-the-line’ talent working behind the scenes of every great production.”

The final submission deadline is October 31, 2005. The submission fee is $29 for students, and $49 for professionals. The submission form can be found at

The Awards campaign will run for over 6 months annually, reaching industry professionals, students, and others through advertisements, tradeshows, events, and editorial media coverage.

More information, submission guidelines, and updates on prizes and jurors, can be found on The Zoom In Awards website,


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